In making the bangle «Slanting line,» you’ll learn how to make a right-angle weave. It’s stitched with two needles. The weave is not difficult, but it will demand your attention. The beadwork will be flat if you choose beads of the same size and type. Round beads will especially look good.
You can decorate any clothing item with this lace. Choose beads of different types: big spacer beads and little beads for the strands. You can make the beadwork tighter if you decrease the number of beads in the loop, or extend it by increasing the size of the loops.
This simple flower looks like a child’s drawing. First the first circle, then the second circle. That’s how the flower’s petals are made. Choose medium-sized round seed beads so the flower will be neat. In the instructions below, the flower has one leaf, but you can add the second one at the opposite side of the stem. Then the beadwork will look more beautiful.
The Trilene Fishing Knot is best for use with monofilament or fluorocarbon and is effective for tying line to snaps, swivels, hooks and lures. The Trilene knot is also known as the Two Turn Clinch Knot
This simple knot will help you attach a rope to a stationary object, e.g. to moor a boat to a pier. It doesn’t jam and is easy to untie. The knot is extensively used in boating, although it is not fail-safe. For additional security pull the knot tight or seize the ends with a twine.
The modern version of ginger ale appeared in the beginning of the twentieth century. It’s not only a pleasant drink; it also helps with stomach pains. In the Golden Ginger Ale cocktail, its flavor and healthful properties increase with the addition of orange and pineapple juice.
This knot is good for joining flat lashes such as belts or bands. «Single Carrick bends» is a name of a group of knots that resemble the Carrick Bend and can be tied by mistake instead of the latter. Most of them are insecure and useless, but this one is relatively safe and easy to untie.
Every nation somehow contributes to world heritage, and the Puerto Rican people haven’t stood aside. Through the Pina Colada cocktail, they’ve shared a part of their tropical paradise with the rest of the world. It offers the best of what they have: rum, coconut syrup and pineapple juice.
The cow hitch is a hitch knot used to attach a rope to an object. The cow hitch comprises a pair of half-hitches tied in opposing directions, as compared to the clove hitch in which the half-hitches are tied in the same direction. It has several variations and is known under a variety of names. It can be tied either with the end of the rope or with a bight.
Even a light breath of wind can relieve you on hot days. The Sea Breeze is a refreshing fruity cocktail: a mix of vodka, cranberry juice and grapefruit juice. You can prepare it for your summer open-air party.
This complicated version of the Surgeon’s knot is a strong multipurpose bend. The Academic knot is very secure, even on lines of different size, and it is easier to untie, than the Reef knot, which tends to jam. The Academic knot is extensively used in surgery and in climbing.
Let’s begin a 3D drawing! If you don't have any previous experience with this kind of picture, we suggest you start with the simplest drawings, for example, a circle. When learning to draw in 3D, it’s best to use simple pencils with different grades of lead. If you can, acquire a special kit. Soft lead pencils make a darker and thicker line; hard lead pencils a thinner and lighter line. In addition, when drawing in 3D you must sometimes bear down harder and sometimes more lightly
Let’s begin a 3D drawing!
If you don't have any previous experience with this kind of picture, we suggest you start with the simplest drawings, for example, a circle.
When learning to draw in 3D, it’s best to use simple pencils with different grades of lead. If you can, acquire a special kit. Soft lead pencils make a darker and thicker line; hard lead pencils a thinner and lighter line. In addition, when drawing in 3D you must sometimes bear down harder and sometimes more lightly.